Painting Bangladesh’s colourful rickshaws

Three-wheeled rickshaws are one of the well-known trade marks of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.

It is one of the most important modes of transport in the country – millions of people use these rickshaws to commute every day.

There are an estimated million rickshaws in Bangladesh and Dhaka is considered to be the rickshaw capital of the world.

These bicycle rickshaws are also famous for their colourful, bright and eye-catching art – a beautiful rickshaw can easily attract more customers.

Mohammed Shahin Hossain is one of the talented artists and craftsmen who the rickshaw owners hire to make their vehicles more attractive.

Produced by Anbarasan Ethirajan. Cameraman: Salman Saeed

Source: BBC


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